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Top trio to boost Tigers

Team Selection: Round 23 View Richmond's team for the Round 23 clash against the Western Bulldogs.

Richmond has bolstered its line-up for Saturday afternoon’s final home-and-away round match against the Western Bulldogs at the MCG with the inclusion of three premiership players.

Get all the game day information for Saturday afternoon's match against the Western Bulldogs

Captain Trent Cotchin (hamstring soreness), star midfielder Dion Prestia (hamstring soreness) and reliable key defender David Astbury (achilles soreness) return after missing the Round 22 victory over Essendon because of minor injury issues.

They replace Sam Lloyd, Ryan Garthwaite and Liam Baker, who have all been omitted.

See the Western Bulldogs' team for Saturday afternoon's Round 23 clash at the MCG 

The Tigers’ four emergencies are Lloyd, Garthwaite, Baker and Connor Menadue.